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Days of the Whale (2019/Colombia)

Cristina and Simon are two young graffii artists who paint the city that they live in: Medellín. They defy a criminal gang when they decide to paint over a threat, written in a wall, a mural of a whale. The powerful strength of youth, faces fear, violence and the many risks of growing up.

Featured at the 2019 SXSW Film Festival, this drama by Colombian writer, director, and producer Catalina Arroyave Restrepo is about two young graffiti artists in Medellín who defy a criminal gang when they decide to paint a mural of a whale over a threat written on a wall.

$5 (free for members)

Spanish with English subtitles.

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